Governors and legislatures in Texas and other Red States have differentiated themselves from their liberal peers in New York, Connecticut, Maryland and even Colorado by rolling out very public welcome mats, all in the hope that outbound gun manufacturers will land in their backyards.
You have the right to bear arms — still relatively un-infringed in some States — unless, of course, agents of the state deem you are doing so in an impolite manner. A decorated veteran who was on a 10-mile hike with his 15-year-old son was illegally disarmed and arrested on a Texas county road for “rudely displaying a firearm.”
Amid concern that the economically battered island nation of Cyprus will sell off excess reserves in order to finance a $13 billion international bailout, gold entered a bear market Monday for the first time in more than a decade. Hitting its lowest level since March 2011, gold plummeted 9 percent Monday below $1,400 per ounce. […]
A Michigan judge already renowned for being a stickler about cellphones in court administered himself even sterner justice than he’s meted out to others who’ve broken his ringtone policy: He found himself in contempt and slapped himself with a $25 fine. District Judge Raymond Voet heard an annoying ring during closing arguments in a domestic […]
Former Chicago Bulls legend and famed freak of nature Dennis Rodman has announced that he plans to make a second trip to hang out with North Korean dictator Kim Jong un as war rhetoric with the isolated nation heats up. “I’m going back August 1,” he told Gossip Extra. “We have no plans really, as […]
According to reports, two explosions rocked the finish line at the Boston Marathon about three hours after the marathon winners had crossed the finish line earlier today. Numerous injuries have been reported, some severe. Some reports indicate at least two fatalities. While no organization has claimed responsibility for the attack, the President of the United […]
Today is dreaded Tax Day. And though most of you have already filed your taxes, it is still a good time to reflect on some of the ludicrous ways our government spends tax dollars. Here are some of our favorite examples: The Transportation Security Administration buys equipment in bulk and then puts it in storage, […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories.
Minnesota police are the latest to inadvertently demonstrate that the majority of Americans who live some part of their lives within the information grid are so absurdly susceptible to privacy breaches, abuse and warrantless government scrutiny that it would all be funny if the implications weren’t so alarming.
PTR (Precision Target Rifle) Industries, makers of the PTR-91 series of rifles, released a statement on its website last week announcing its principled departure from its corporate home in Bristol, Conn.